Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Bridge 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.7 miles (1.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.6 miles (12.2 km). There are 4 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). The London Bridge Hotel is located in Southwark just yards from London Bridge Station, part of the national mainline network, a stop on the jubilee and northern tube lines and a connection for the river bus service. The hotel and station are located almost adjacent to the southern end of London Bridge itself. This means its just a few minutes walk across the bridge to the City of London, the financial heartland of London, and known as the 'square mile'. The bridge is also at the east side of the city with the northern end right by the A3211/A1203 which gives a direct road link to the Docklands/canary Wharf areas, or onto London City Airport. The hotels location is also convenient for the Waterloo mainline station which is less than a mile from the hotel and can be reached by road bus or tube (or even a brisk walk). The River Thames itself, just yards from the hotel, is one of London's attractions in itself. There are dedicated walks along its banks, places to stop and sit, bars that overlook the river, river tours and the river bus service. London Bridge City Pier is your local river stop. Just south of the hotel is Borough High Street with a range of shops, bars and other amenities. Although not really in a tourist area there are however many places of interest in the local vicinity to the London Bridge Hotel. These include Southwark Cathedral , London's oldest Gothic building, which is just 140 yards from the hotel. Bermondsey Antiques market is always popular and is open on Fridays between 04.00 and noon. Its just over half a mile from the hotel in Bermondsey Square. Other attractions of note are the London Dungeon (220 yards), Vinopolis City Of Wine (0.2 miles), Bramah tea and coffee museum (0.2 miles), HMS Belfast (0.3 miles), Monument (0.3 miles), Shakespeares Globe Theatre (0.4 miles), Millennium Bridge (0.5 miles) and the Royal Armouries and fusiliers Museum (0.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The London Bridge Hotel is an independently owned establishment in a building dating back to 1916. Bedrooms have a contemporary style and decor. All rooms have air conditioning, broadband internet access, satellite flat screen TV, voice mail telephone with DDI, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, fibre optic reading lights, hairdryer, trouser press, iron/ironing board, safe (large enough to take a laptop computer) and modem/fax port.
There are 4 dedicated floors for non-smokers. 6 bedrooms are especially adapted for the needs of disabled guests.
Deluxe rooms offer extra space, a sofa bed, walk-in wardrobe, DVD player and have a king sized bed.
Standard Double and Twin rooms there are also Deluxe and Executive rooms for your added comfort.
One wing of the hotel is given over the Executive bedrooms. Here the beds have duvets while in-room there are waffle bathrobes and top brand toiletries.
Studio Suites have American Oak panelling. A feature of these suites is that the bed (King size) can be tucked away into a recess opening up extra space.
Room service is in operation around he clock.
Dining Options:Londinium Restaurant: A modern styled restaurant furnished in red suede while the floors brown walnut. Subdued lighting and background music sets the atmosphere in this lower ground floor venue. Serves contemporary English dishes. Open 12.30 till 14.30, 17.30 till 22.00.
The Quarter Bar & Lounge: Newly opened in May 2011. With a 70 seat capacity and a relaxed atmosphere. The setting is chic and modern. The menu offers a large range of options including vegetarian, seafood and meats. For a lighter snack the options include cakes and pastries, sandwiches and salads and Afternoon Tea. There is also the Quarter Bar's own speciality beef burger.
Drinks include cocktails, spirits, beers, soft drinks, a range of Tea Forté teas, hot chocolate and coffees served by specially trained baristas.
Open from 09.00 (Sunday from 10.00). Meals served noon till midnight.
Onsite are 5 meeting rooms with a capacity of up to 100 which are fully equipped with A/V and high speed internet access.
In the London Bridge hotel basement is the Fitness First health Club with a well equipped gymnasium and adjacent sauna. Open 06.30 till 21.00 (Saturday 09.00 till 17.00, closed Sunday)
Bedroom Numbers: 138
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, and 28th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, where rates start from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests where rates start from approximately £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel is potentially a good choice for you, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (8-18 London Bridge St, SE1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 12 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 84%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is citizenM Tower of London at 92%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £132 per night. Rates range from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) with top rates of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £206, Four Star average: £118, Three Star average: £101 and Two Star average: £65.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank London Bridge Hotel 12th (joint) of 50 and 6th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 35th of 50 (17th of 21 four star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 20th of 45 for pure value for money (Chamberlain Hotel was top).